Lipitor and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185,636 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 3,926 people (2.11%) have Weight gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Weight gain?

Time on Lipitor when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 12.99 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.85 %
  • 10+ years: 13.42 %

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 63.87 %
  • male: 36.13 %

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.03 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.58 %
  • 30-39: 3.95 %
  • 40-49: 12.27 %
  • 50-59: 28.52 %
  • 60+: 54.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (251 people, 6.39%)
  • Diabetes (235 people, 5.99%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (206 people, 5.25%)
  • Pain (202 people, 5.15%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (130 people, 3.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (463 people, 11.79%)
  • Aspirin (435 people, 11.08%)
  • Avandia (415 people, 10.57%)
  • Synthroid (394 people, 10.04%)
  • Plavix (346 people, 8.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (695 people, 17.70%)
  • Weakness (489 people, 12.46%)
  • Pain (467 people, 11.90%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (462 people, 11.77%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (431 people, 10.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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